• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 26.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 26. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 27.

Event Details

  • 08/31/2014

    2011 Sand Sculpture Contest: Adult/Family Group Entry #30: Mermaid, by Nancy Haecker. Winner of People's Choice Award.
    Location: Drakes Beach | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 3:30 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Loretta Farley Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-464-5140

Point Reyes National Seashore invites you to the 33rd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach.

Sunday, August 31, 2013
(the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend)
9 am - 3:30 pm

Prizes awarded in each of several age and group catagories.
Free to participants and spectators.

Registration begins at 9 am at the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center.
Judging begins at 12 pm.
Prizes awarded at 3:30 pm.
Prizes donated by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association.

This event is family based, but please remember no dogs are allowed on this designated swimming beach (no lifeguard on duty).

Bring a picnic and spend the day!

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